Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump has demonstrated joint resolve to promote peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
Trump said that the US is willing to invest in Pakistan, sees great trade relationship between the two countries. In reply to a question on whether he would ever go to Pakistan, which he at one point described as a “wonderful country”, Trump joked that while he had yet to be invited by PM Imran, he would “love to” visit one day.
Addressing a news conference in Washington today (July 22), he said the meeting also conveyed commitment to promote peace in South Asia and US President Trump has expressed his facilitation role in resolving the Kashmir issue. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said delegation level talks also held between the two countries and Donald Trump said we are going to have a very good relationship with Pakistan.
He said talks between the two countries comprises three meetings and the third meeting was extended in which Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi, Special Advisor to Prime Minister Hafeez Sheikh, Advisor for Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Zulfi Bukhari, Chief of Army Staff and Director General ISI were also present. Foreign Minister said United States has also endorsed Pakistan’s desire for peace in Afghanistan.
He said Prime Minister has invited President Trump to visit Pakistan and he accepted the invitation.
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27 September, 2019